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Muslims Worldwide against hates crime towards any religion

In response to the recent crime towards our beloved people of the book, sisters and brothers in humanity, the Council on American-Islamic Relations ( Cair ) issues the following statement:

"We condemn the heinous attacks on churches in Egypt and Nigeria and repudiate the apparent motive of the perpetrators to harm long-term relations between Muslims and Christians. We offer sincere condolences to the loved ones of those killed or injured and call on authorities in both nations to bring the perpetrators to justice.

"The best response to these cowardly attacks is to redouble efforts to build bridges of understanding between faiths.

"Islamic principles mandate good relations with people of other faiths and encourage constructive interfaith dialogue. As the Quran, Islam's revealed text states: '(Rest assured that) those who believe (in the Quran), and those who follow the Jewish (scriptures), and the Christians, and the Sabians - whoever believes in God and the last…